Arts and Health evaluation (MCV5)

Learning about evaluation Fifteen years ago, at the end of Use or Ornament?, I rather naively raised the possibility of producing an evaluation handbook for arts projects. I’d been concerned with the conceptual, ethical, methodological and practical challenges of arts evaluation for some years, first as an arts practitioner and then a researcher. Even so, … Continue reading Arts and Health evaluation (MCV5)

Those who get it, and those who don’t

As the crisis sapping the Western economies continues, the division between those who get it and those who don’t becomes wider and more important. Unfortunately, those who don’t get it are mostly those who are in charge­—of governments, banks, corporations, and the media. Perhaps they don’t see what is happening because, having done so well … Continue reading Those who get it, and those who don’t